Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said in a CBS interview that “we’ve not control over the virus spread,” and “another support package is really incredibly important”. He emphasized the importance of public confidence “so that people feel good about going back to work, they feel safe they can go out to retail establishments and enjoy leisure and hospitality that put people back to work.”

Evans said the actual unemployment rate is “somewhat higher” that the official number at 10%. “If we got the kind of support that we needed as quickly as possible, got control of the virus, perhaps all the people who were sent home to stay safe could be brought back by their- by their previous employers. ”

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